More than 1 million pages of historical government documents - a stack taller than the U.S. Capitol - have been removed from public view since the September 2001 terror attacks, according to records obtained by The Associated Press. Some of the papers are more than a century old.
Family, friends and contacts have always been of importance to your life and they will be even more so in the year ahead. A number of beneficial circumstances could develop for you through those with whom you pal around.
ATLANTA - A plan to allow the Sunday sale of alcohol was revived in the Legislature on Tuesday _ clearing a committee where its fate appeared bleak weeks earlier.
DEAR DR. GOTT: My husband, age 77, has had constipation problems his whole life. He used your bran, prune juice and applesauce mix each morning for years with success. He was tired of it until he started eating eight to 10 gingersnaps with his coffee each morning. It is a pleasant change and works very well for him. I thought perhaps someone else would like to give it a try.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Plans for a casino just outside Gettysburg were shot down last year, but the site of the Civil War's bloodiest battle is threatened by spreading home construction, a preservation group says.
DEAR ABBY: I am 18 years old. I live with my girlfriend, and we live with her mother, 7-year-old sister and her stepdad.
If something seems too good to be true, it probably is. If an item costs far less than you believe it should, there is probably something wrong. Perhaps it is broken; or it is a fake, not a designer item. In this deal, there seems to be a no-cost play, but it proves to be incredibly expensive.
WASHINGTON (AP) - For the second time in as many weeks, Attorney General Alberto Gonzales on Tuesday faced demands for his resignation over mismanagement at the Justice Department that resulted in misleading Congress.
SPARTANBURG, S.C. - The Southern Conference men's and women's basketball tournaments will return to the North Charleston Coliseum in 2008 before moving to Chattanooga, Tenn., for the next two years.
First, look at the West hand. East opens one heart and South makes a two-spade weak jump overcall. Should West pass, or raise to three hearts?
JUPITER, Fla. - Braden Looper's move from setup man to the St. Louis Cardinals' rotation appears to be succeeding.
WASHINGTON - Army Surgeon General Kevin C. Kiley abruptly stepped down under pressure from military superiors, the third top Army official forced out in the fallout from revelations of shabby treatment of wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.
DETROIT - Ford Motor Co. is selling a controlling stake in Aston Martin, creator of exotic $100,000-plus sports cars made famous in James Bond movies.
This weekend's early switch to daylight-saving time was billed as a little re-enactment of the Y2K computer problem at the turn of the millennium. And as it happened, the daylight bug appeared to have equally minor results.
DEAR DR. GOTT: About two years ago, I started having difficulty sleeping. I could barely get two hours of sleep each night.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Nick Neitzel held the Georgia Southern Eagles to four hits over six innings as the Davidson Wildcats took the three-game series with a 6-0 win at Wilson Field on Sunday.
NEW YORK - Shabazz Napier scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half, and UConn beat Michigan State 60-54 to return to the Final Four a year after the Huskies were barred from the NCAA tournament.
The Twin City Historic District was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on Feb. 8.
Jackson is almost 4 - that age at which he understands his separateness from other people but does not yet understand the separateness of his emotions. His will is clear and distinct, but his heart is still one with the world. Whatever is happening to him, be it highest joy or deepest sorrow, is happening to the world. That thing - the filter, the wall, the individuation of identity that will eventually teach him that this is not so, that his feelings are uniquely his and that not everyone can be trusted with them - has yet to take hold.
"He who has ears to hear, let him hear." - Jesus, Matthew 11:15
Mr. and Mrs. Mickey Nesmith of Statesboro, Ga., are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Cindell Samantha Nesmith of Statesboro, to Matthew Walker Mathis, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Mathis of Statesboro.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Two miles under the sea where satellites and planes are looking for debris from the missing Malaysian jet, the ocean floor is cold, dark, covered in a squishy muck of dead plankton and - in a potential break for the search - mostly flat. The troubling exception is a steep, rocky drop ending in a deep trench.
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - The Chula Vista school district not only measures the academic progress of Marina Beltran's second-grader, it also measures her son's body fat.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - First yet again this season, the Florida Gators want more. Much more.
MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Jimmie Johnson doesn't dwell on the negatives when he thinks about himself or his Hendrick Motorsports team when it comes to Martinsville Speedway, and that's more than understandable. He has won eight times at the track in 24 career starts.
ATLANTA - For the Atlanta Braves, spring training turned into a matter of survival.
DAVIDSON, N.C. - Josh Wirsu tossed a season-high seven innings and struck out a team-best 13 batters as the Georgia Southern Eagles evened the three-game series with a 7-5 win over the Davidson Wildcats at Wilson Field on Saturday.
God must be a track and field fan.
When first-year Georgia Southern offensive coordinator Doug Ruse talks about his football philosophy, it's easy to imagine the words coming from the lips of Jeff Monken, Paul Johnson, even Erk Russell.
Bulloch County Schools students in third through eighth grade will take the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests beginning Monday and ending April 9.